J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Lake Thun 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 54 Recto:
?Lake Thun 1802
Turner Bequest LXXVI 54
Pencil on white laid paper, 156 x 201 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ?’Iwills’ bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘54’ bottom right, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXXVI 54’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Thun and Turner’s drawings of it, see folio 6 of this sketchbook (D04654). Finberg described the inscription as ‘illegible’ but looking like ‘Iwills’, The reference may be to Sigriswill, inland from the north shore of Lake Thun.
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘598’ top left, descending vertically

David Blayney Brown
March 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘?Lake Thun 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2004, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-lake-thun-r1133187, accessed 09 December 2021.